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Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Battery Powered Candles

Here's a great idea for people who are blind or visually impaired and love the smell of candles in their home.

This Flameless Wax Candle adds instant atmosphere to your home. Whether you're hosting a gathering of friends, a quiet dinner for two, or just soaking in the tub, the illumination of candlelight is a perfect way to set the mood. Enjoy the warmth and ambiance of candles anytime, anywhere, with this scented, flameless wax candle.

This battery operated flameless candle adds color, light and drama without an open flame. It's safe around children, pets, furniture, at the office - even out on your deck. It will infuse the air with a pleasant, subtle aroma. You'll love the quality and realistic design of this flameless wax candle.

Dual LED lights simulate the gentle flicker and light of a candlewick. LED bulbs last for 100,000 hours of continuous use. Four AA batteries give your flameless candle 100 hours of life. 6" pillar flameless candle is made of 100% real wax.

Order this battery operated flameless candle from today and give your house a cozy warm glow.

Battery Powered Tea Lights

Create the mood you desire without worrying about burning down the house. LED Tea Lights look just like a conventional tea light, but give you a safer, longer-lasting light source. They harness the brightness and efficiency of light emitting diodes to give you up to 60 hours of light on a single battery. Turn the light on and off with the push of a button. The LED Tea Lights are versatile since they can be used in tea light and votive holders alike. The battery is included and is easily replaceable. Sold as a set of 2.

Click this link to purchase from the Modern Motive website.

Rechargeable LED Votive Lights

If you like the mood set by candlelight but are uncomfortable with the potential danger presented by actual firelight, you can easily simulate beautiful flickering candlelight with the Rechargeable LED Votive Lights, a six-pack of rechargeable, battery-operated candles that will never blow out or burn out and won't create a smoke or fire hazard. Six frosted vote candle holders are included with the set, but these rechargeable votive candles will fit inside any standard-size votive candle lamp, so you can enjoy the light of a flickering candle indoors and out, on your mantle, in the bathroom, or in a centerpiece at your next dinner party.

The included base automatically begins recharging the six candles' built-in batteries as soon as they're placed in it, and each candle can remain lit up to 12 hours on a single charge. Unlike standard votive candles, which can be expensive and burn quickly, the Rechargeable LED Votive Lights use LED bulbs that never need to be replaced, so these may be the last votive candles you'll ever need to buy!


  • Dimensions: Votive holder: 4 1/4" x 2 1/4" diameter; candle: 2" H x 1 11/16" diameter; base: 7" x 4 7/16" x 1 3/16"
  • Light Time: 12 hours
  • Initial Charge Time: 24 hours

Click this link to purchase a six-pack of Rechargeable LED Votive Lights from the Smarthome website.

1 comment:

Doublehoo said...

I have searched all around for Battery Operated Flameless Candles and found on website in particular which had it all. has a wide selection of designs, great prices and great customer service. Their candles have a patented flickering technology which makes them glow and flicker just like the real thing. They also last forever...just change the batteries.

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